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Mind Your Manners: Managing Business Culture in the New Global Europe by John Mole

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Merger mania

Let us imagine that each of our four companies has decided that it needs to join forces with one of the others…

Cavalry Corp. and Indians Inc.

The first two to get together are Cavalry Corp. and Indians Inc. They both have individual leadership cultures, but one is more systematic than the other. It looks like a good match. They are about the same size, have a complementary product range, and are strong in different markets. Their chief executives hit it off on their first meeting. Both of them have strong, forceful personalities and they control their companies with vision and a firm hand. Each of them secretly looks forward to the duel that will eventually result in one of them coming out on top. They finally agree on a joint statement ...

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